Articles and Interviews

Learn more about the craft you love with these crochet articles and interviews.

Colorful Mini Scissors


A quality pair of scissors is an essential tool in every crocheter’s tool kit. These mini scissors are the best of both worlds—small and easy to store in any bag but still powerful enough to cut through all yarn sizes. In bright colors with comfortable handles and a cap for safe storage, these scissors have

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6 Easter Stitch Markers


Hop into spring with these adorable bunny stitch markers! Stitch markers are incredibly handy and will add even more spunky personality to your crafting time. Don’t worry, these can be tailored for crochet by ordering them with lobster clasps to fit your needs. Grab these and embrace the new season when you work on your

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Ladybug Ceramic Yarn Bowl


This bright, pristine yarn bowl has an irresistible quality to it. Its soft, rounded shape and adorable trail of ladybugs make it a must-have this season. Using a yarn bowl revolutionizes your crochet time—no more stopping to unwind your yarn and untangle it from the other items in your work space. Now, you have a

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Super Chunky Baby Blanket Kit

Super Chunky Baby Blanket

The thick stitches of a bulky afghan look so inviting, it’s like waiting to jump into a fluffy cloud of yarn. If you’re unsure of how to tackle this popular trend, a kit is the perfect way to test it out because it includes everything you need: pattern, 400 grams of super bulky yarn, a

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Colorful Crochet

Colorful Crochet

It is the perfect time of year to add some color to your crochet designs, whether you are currently focused on wearables or home décor. Shake things up with bold granny square cardigans, bright rugs, or fabulous pillows. With charts and introductions to new and beloved stitches, crocheters of all levels will enjoy a chance

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HELP! I have been asked to make a baby blanket in varying shades of really dark colors (think camo) and I’m having so much trouble seeing what I’m doing and end up with the worst headaches. Do you have any suggestions or advice?

Chris's Corner

Hi Christi — you are certainly a great sport for taking on that dark project! Working with dark yarns can be a real pain in the eye, but over the years I have come up with a few tried and true tricks to help your work in progress (WIP) get going without giving you a

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Step into Crochet: Crocheted Sock Techniques—from Basic to Beyond!

Step Into Crochet

Nothing beats the feeling of soft, cozy yarn protecting your toes from the bite of a cool morning, but how do you work up the complicated heel area and decide on toe-up or cuff-down construction? This reference book has the answers to creating professionally shaped socks, plus ideas on customization, advanced colorwork or motif designs,

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Star Wars Even More Crochet

Star Wars

Transport yourself to a galaxy far, far away through this collection of Star Wars amigurumi patterns. Rey, Finn, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and nine other beloved favorites make an appearance in this book, and it even includes enough yarn for you to get started on your BB-8 and a Jawa. With crochet hooks instead of light sabers,

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Top Color Schemes for the Season


Seasoned yarn addicts know that warmer weather does not mean that it is time to put up the crochet hooks. What it really means is that with the arrival of a new season, there are all sorts of fresh sources of inspiration: lively floral blooms, wispy cirrus clouds, picnics and road trips. These beloved spring

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